GAELIC FOOTBALL: Gaels v St Finbarr’s

Steven Clarke with time and space for the Gaels
Steven Clarke with time and space for the Gaels

Entertaining Division 3 game

Warwickshire Intermediate League Division 3

St Finbarr’s (Coventry) 1-9 (12 points)

Rugby Gaels 2-3 (9 points)

Rugby Gaels pushed a very experienced St Finbarr’s side all the way, only to fall to a 3 point defeat in an entertaining game at Páirc na hÉireann in Birmingham. The Gaels trailed by a point at the break, 5 points to a goal and a point.

Connor Shaw once again finding the net. Rugby took the game to Finbarr’s early in the second half and lead by 2 points following a well taken goal by Owen Batchelor.

In the final 10 minutes however Finbarr’s made better use of possession and scored 5 (1 goal and 2 points) unanswered points to take the game away from a tired Rugby.

Rugby Gaels scorers: Connor Shaw 1-1, Owen Batchelor 1-0, Lewis Fairgrieves 0-1, Alex Baalham Donaldson 0-1.